The Library purchases or subscribes to library resources for the use by staff and students from the Library materials budget.
There may be occasions where researchers or course instructors* choose to procure publications using non-Library funds, i.e. using their own Research or School Funds. Like the Library materials budget, research or school funds are also considered University funds.
Hence, publications that can be shared within the University for the purposes of research, learning or teaching, e.g. a physical book, are to be catalogued, and considered part of the Library's collection.
After cataloging and processing, the materials purchased using school or research funds will be made available to the designated borrower under a special "Long Term Loan".
*NOTE: If you are a student purchasing books using school funds, the information here does not apply. Please check with your school administrator.
The Library suggests that you :
There are materials that the Library does not collect, and therefore not purchase nor catalogue. These include:
The Resources team is located at Lee Wee Nam Library, Level 2.
Please call 6790-5214 to inform us before you come during office hours:
Cataloguing and processing will usually take 1-3 working days.